Teach Your Kids the Real Key to Happiness

When you ask parents what they want for their children, a common word that often comes up is “happiness”. The problem with happiness is that we don’t often know what makes us happy. Some of us think it’s money, and others think it’s recognition. More and more, we’re beginning to see that it isn’t either of those.Continue reading “Teach Your Kids the Real Key to Happiness”

Nurture Shock: Chapter 6 – The Sibling Effect

There is a common misconception that being an only child is in some way detrimental to that child’s social development.  The theory is that being an only child deprives that child of the many interactions he would otherwise have with a sibling which would go a long way towards fostering the development of his socialContinue reading “Nurture Shock: Chapter 6 – The Sibling Effect”

Bonding with Baby – How Baby Wearing Helps

Baby wearing is the practice of carrying baby close to you using a sling or carrier.  It is generally associated with the attachment parenting philosophy, although baby wearing in Asian countries is a common practice. Personally, I find baby wearing one of the most common sense practices of parenting because it allows a mother orContinue reading “Bonding with Baby – How Baby Wearing Helps”